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Richard ‘Dick’ Britt

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Richard Wilson Britt died early Wednesday morning, June 23, at his home in Carbondale.Britt was born July 6, 1950, in Pueblo, Colo., to Robert W. and Minta A. Britt. He moved to the Western Slope in 1968 to attend Colorado Mountain College. While in the valley he worked as a ski instructor, welder, mechanic at Mid-Continent Mine and as a rancher. Most recently he worked at the Harvey Ranch in Snowmass Creek for 17 years.Since his marriage to Jan MacCready in 2001, he enjoyed making his mark and improving their place, Meadowlark Mesa, overlooking Carbondale.He is survived by his wife, Jan; his mother, Minta Britt; his sister, Debra Hilsenroth; brothers Douglas (Julie) and Duffield Britt (Nanette); daughter Dotti Britt; son Darby Britt (Kassidi); stepson Carson Weller; grandchildren Rian, Kohl and Willow Britt; and nephews and niece Dylan Jacketta, Brittney and Jack Britt.Britt was loved by his family and many friends. He enjoyed time with family, exploring the mountains and working cattle on his mule, and learning Spanish from his many Latino friends. He also enjoyed working in “the shop” on various projects including his western iron works. He will be missed by many.A memorial and potluck will be held on Sunday, June 27, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Sopris Park in Carbondale. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Alpine Bank for the Latino Rotary Scholarship Fund.


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